German filmmaker Markus Schlaffke has been producing numerous documentaries and TV broadcastings. He participated in several art exhibitions in the field of media
art. For his art work he received awards such as the Focus Award (2003) and the Unicato TVAward (2009). His films include: Deep Ilmact (Mocumentary, 2008), The Aggression Gene (Documentary, 2012), Elham (Childrens Movie, 2014) and numerous contributions to the science video channel „Studio Bauhaus“. He does research for his PHD Thesis in the field of media, arts and musicology.

Professional Experience

independent Media Artist, Filmmaker, Video Producer, Designer
– projects and works in the field of Media Art (Performances, Installations, Interaction, Public Space)
– documentary filmmaking in the field of science and arts (2011 „The fighters gene“ – documentary about a study among austrian martial arts fighters on the predisposition for agressive behaviour, 2012/13 „Weiterspielen“ – documentary about the traditional music of Afghanistan)
– contracts for video productions, corporate videos, commercials
- exhibitions (2001 awardwinner „Digitale Bildwelten“, 2002 Neues Museum Weimar,
2003 Venice Biennale, Kunstverein Hildesheim, 2005 UWAGA festival Weimar)

Bauhaus-University Weimar, Media Department, Assistant Professor

SALVE.TV, Weimar, regional TV broadcast company head of postproduction
– production/postproduction of regional newscast
- supervision of staff
- development and production of TV programs/formats
freelancer designer for different advertising agencys (1998 Leonhardt&Kern, Stuttgart, 2000 Sehstern, Berlin)
– conception, layout, production of advertising print campaigns

Academic Career
1995 – 2002 Bauhaus Universität Weimar Visual Communications, Diploma
since 2015 Doctoral Programme Art and Design / Fine Art / Media Art